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Organizers said that FIFA World Cup’18 added more than expected to economy

It is surprising that organizers of the tournament on Tuesday have said that the FIFA World Cup 2018 has added more than $14 billion to the Russian economy. It is 1% more than the nation’s gross domestic product. It was revealed, when the CEO of Russia's World Cup organizing committee, Alexey Sorkin shared a report on the economic, social and environmental effect of the event. The figures are surprising, he said.